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Talwrn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sesswick, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.024 / 53°1'26"N

Longitude: -2.9135 / 2°54'48"W

OS Eastings: 338824

OS Northings: 347807

OS Grid: SJ388478

Mapcode National: GBR 79.FDSV

Mapcode Global: WH896.68W1

Entry Name: Talwrn House

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18063

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the north side of the B5130 close to it's junction with Watery Lane.

County: Wrexham

Community: Sesswick

Community: Sesswick

Locality: Pickhill

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Early C19 former farmhouse now divided into two self-contained houses, one of which is empty.

Exterior

Two-storeys, four bays, brick construction under grey slate roof, wide projecting eaves, three chimney stacks with original chimney pots. Front porch with curved barge boards, original doorcase, and internal shutters to side windows. Bay windows to east and west end-walls. Three ground floor, 16-pane, original sash-windows under stone lintels to front elevation are recessed into shallow relief semi-circular brick arches. To the second floor are three six-pane original sash-windows and one blind window to the east. To the rear are attached single storey out-houses to the east and west return and stable block with hayloft over and curved barge board forming a rear yard.

Interior

Internal inspection not possible at the time of survey in 1996, said to contain few original features following subdivision.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a late C18/early C19 farmhouse retaining much of its original external character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pickhill Farmhouse
    Situated at the end of a private drive from the north side of the B5130 in open pasture.
  • II Parkey Farmhouse
    Parkey Farm is situated at the end of a private track entered from the north side of the B5130 approx. 1.6km to the east of the Cross Lanes junction.
  • II Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
    Situated to the south-east of Pickhill Old Hall, diagonally opposite its main front, on the edge of steeply sloping ground.
  • II Pickhill Bridge
    Pickhill Bridge crosses the River Dee and carries the B5130. The bridge is on the border of Sesswick and Bangor-is-y-Coed Communities lying amongst open farmland on all sides. Pickhill Bridge Farm l
  • II Gate and gate-piers at Pickhill Hall Lodge
    Situated towards the end of the east side of a road coming south of the B5130 shortly after Pickhill Bridge. Concealed in lightly wooded countryside to the west of Pickhill Hall.
  • II Pickhill Hall Lodge
    The former Lodge to Pickhill Hall is reached by a road south of the B5130 (Holt Road) entered adjacent to Fingerpot Cottage. After its junction with Watery Lane the road becomes a track. The Lodge is
  • II Bedwell Hall
    Bedwell Hall is reached by a private drive entered from the east side of Bedwell Lane to the south of Bedwell Bridge, and approx 0.4km north of it's junction with the B5130.
  • II Pum-Rhyd
    Pum-Rhyd is reached by a private drive from the east side of Bedwell Lane just south of its junction with Cefn Road at Five Fords Bridge. Set back behind front garden with iron railings.

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